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Project Catalyst - All the news that’s fit to print - July 2022

Community Advisors Renamed: Proposal Assessors

An important role in Project Catalyst is that of the project reviewers. This small army of anonymous humans reads every one of the 1200+ proposals submitted in each round, rates them on a five-star scale, and writes helpful, nugget-sized reviews of each project. These reviews are helpful to voters and to proposers who may glean practical advice from constructive critique.

In the past, the job title of this role was “Community Advisor,” or CA. Lately, someone must have noticed that this title is not as precise as it could be. CAs were certainly part of the community, and doling out advice was one part of the role. The scope of their community advising was…

Cardano Project Catalyst by the Numbers

Cardano was founded and launched by IOG, Emurgo, and the Cardano Foundation. To a great extent these entities still lead development and decision-making for…

2021 Reflections & The Year Ahead: with Charles Hoskinson

In a Christmas Eve YouTube chat, Cardano founder Charles Hoskinson reflected on the achievements and challenges of 2021, and looked ahead to what is…

Ideafest! Come meet over 70 Catalyst Proposals and the humans behind them!

This Saturday starting at 15:00 UTC, the Cardano community will get a chance to hear from dozens of Project Catalyst 6 proposal teams! Teams…

Project Catalyst reaches 200,000 plus voters

On July 2, the Cardano Project Catalyst team posted the final voting results for “Fund 4”. According to the project’s website: **“Project Catalyst is…

Project Catalyst Funds - 5-9

CARDANO FUNDS PART II

In part one we looked at the beginning of Project Catalyst, starting with the trial fund, through to Fund…

The Nervous Man’s Guide to Becoming a P.A.

Hi, I’m Benjamin. Sometimes I get anxious and over-educate myself for tasks I’m currently capable of executing well. For instance, I came very close…

Project Catalyst: Quality assurance of proposals

In each round of funding the Cardano community always comes up with a challenge that people have to come up with the solutions/ proposals…

Project Catalyst Funds - Inception thru Fund 4

Cardano is a proof-of-stake blockchain platform: the first to be founded on peer-reviewed research and developed through evidence-based methods. Project Catalyst is a series…

Project Catalyst: Make your proposal a winning proposal

Project Catalyst is an experiment in community innovation where ideas are brought to the table and turned into impactful projects that are meant to…

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals Part II - Mad Scientists on Parade

The nature of the work of a funded proposer varies widely, depending on the nature of the work. Some projects amount to a few…

Project Catalyst Funded Proposals - Mad Scientists on the Launchpad

If you know about Project Catalyst, you likely know mostly about the public-facing front end: The Campaigns, the proposals, the votes. In the 8…

Project Catalyst - An Invention with 1000 Steps

For curious minds bent on discovery and innovation, few things beat an old fashioned experiment… except, perhaps, 1000 experiments!

Thomas Edison is famous for…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part III: Market your idea and help get out the vote!

Technically, this step is optional, and we certainly don’t know of a one-size-fits-all strategy. However, putting some effort into spreading the word about your…

Become a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part II: Anatomy of a Proposal

First, it’s helpful to understand that you have two audiences for your proposal. The biggest audience, as you know, is the voters. The…

Becoming a Project Catalyst Proposer - Part I: The Right Challenge for You

One of the most common questions we hear from you is: How can I submit a proposal to Project Catalyst? In this 3-part series,…

Blockchain: More than Just Cryptocurrency

Awareness of blockchain technology is spreading beyond the walls of software companies, dorm rooms, and other enclaves of seemingly irrelevant nerdery. Almost without exception,…

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